Siddhi Ashtakeshwar Temple, Varanasi
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Kashi Khand, Chapter 67 mentions about various deities in several places in Kashi.Towards the north
of Mandakini Teerth devotees can find Siddhi Ashtakeshwar. Besides, there is one Siddhi Ashtak Kund.Devotees who worship Siddhi Ashtakeshwar will attain eight types of Siddhi and divine powers. There will be all round prosperity in their homes.Devotees who bathe in Siddhi Ashtak Kund and perform rituals for their forefathers will receive all sorts of blessings.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Siddhi Ashtakeshwar is located at K-58/101, Lohatia in the premises of Bara Ganeshji. When devotees face Bara Ganesh, the Shiv Ling will be to the right of the devotees and to the left of Ganeshji. The Shiv Ling is installed with a marble enclosure and there is an inscription in the marble on the front side. Devotees can travel upto Lohatia by auto rickshaw or cycle rickshaw and reach this temple on foot. Bara Ganesh is a famous temple.